Corkboard Connections: Taking the Mystery out of Vocabulary Study - Two freebies and a fun game to help students build vocabulary skills. Common Core aligned with vocabulary standards for informational text and language.
This district has laid out each part of the CCSS and made a unit/scope and sequence to go along with it. They've made a lesson for every part of the core FOR EVERY GRADE! You can find all of this on the district's website ( just click the icon)
FREE creative project ideas (such as obsolete inventions and iconic bridges) ) to accompany the CC Informational Text collection for Grades Now extend the CC learning through projects for your students.
Literature circles would be great if multiple classrooms got involved. Students of all ages could read the same book, to provide different insights and information to students of multiple different educational levels.
Shades of Meaning -Vocabulary- Ice Cream Words: Students start by writing a common word on the ice cream cone. Students look up synonyms . Creating a large ice cream cone with words that can replace the common words.